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if they have high density. the law goes into affect april 1, 2013. dan? >> yes. thank you. >> coming up here next michael finney with the high tech gift that can't keep up with demands this holiday season. >> also, a sheriff goes back to school to tackle a serious subject. parents concerns over a registered sex offender allowed to volume lun near a school. >> and apple sends a big message to customers about quality control. a product that got a manager fired. stay with us. >>> here is a live look at the campus of oikos university. the school community holding a concert and dedicating a garden this evening to victims of that shooting rampage on the campus in april. seven people died tlchl the victims included students and staff members. prosecutors say the former nursing student one goh was the gunman captured in a shopping sent center in alameda. goh pled got yilt -- guilty to the charges. >> today a federal judge denied a national rifle association nra a preliminary injunction against two san francisco gun laws. the city attorney argued the ordinance reasonably helped public safety without
is a resource available online to parents because of the law. >> people and offenders are any and everyone in the community. so sometimes you never know. >> someone at the school aloud the 51-year-old2ás= convicted child molester to volume lun near a fund raising he venlt. the bishop of the diocese says this will never happen again. the popular parish priest left. a former student used technology to confirm her suspicion. >> this young woman went on to her phone, and saw yes, he is a sex offender. she used technology to confirm. >> few parents wanted to stop to talk about the matter. one did. cindy has three children ages five, seven, nine. >> everybody is fwork together. we're a strong community going to be looking out for one another. so, so. yes. there is no concern for me. >> the sheriff says an investigation is underway to determine whether anyone knew that a registered sex owe fwrernd was working as a volunteer. >> still to come tonight at 6:00 a couple ends up on the wrong side of the gun. but they're quick thinking saved the day. >> a moving ceremony, a tribute. two fallen politi
if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws, including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. supporters are hoping the court will let a allower court decision stand that overturned proposition eight. the city attorney of san francisco said if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff ono hand, to preform them. >> reporter: the justices are also going to announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the government's defense of marriage act that defines marriage as one man and one woman is constitutional. >> do we have any idea of what we may hear a decision in. >> in. >> reporter: we have been hearing a lot of different situations for how this news will come out. the justices are meeting to decide among themselves whether they are going to take up these cases. there are about seven challenges, we could get word later today -- the most likely situation i'm hearing is early next week. >>> san francisco officials have asked th
law. we will see what the supreme court decides in less than 30 minutes. >> fiscal cliff tops standof the average middle-class family would have to pay about $2,000 a year more in taxes. house speaker john bain of lands the stalemate on the obama administration. he says they are not taking republicans seriously and plans to close loopholes and lit it deductions without raising taxes. >> i realize of the president may not agree but if there is another way to get revenue from upper income americans that doesn't ruin our economy why don't we consider it? >> we won them to tell the american why they won't do it. >> the democratic controlled senate has are the agreed to extend the bush tax cuts for incomes under $250,000 but let the other tax cut expire. it is predicted their rugby at least a short-term deal released before the end of the year. >> of when it comes to a president's second inauguration at the crowd tends to be smaller. that will be the case again this january. the cross the present obama as inauguration on january 21st will be close to 800,000. that is the estimate right now
and she issued the policy change today. >> that's been some confusion and we have been approached by law enforcement up and down the state asking for clarity. >> reporter: she issued a bulletin to all law enforcement agencies in california. if i.c.e. asks someone to detail someone they don't have to. she believes the program called security community or s-com is voluntary, not mandatory under the law. currently it requires a police send fingerprints to the department of homeland security whenever they arrest someone. the change now is that if i.c.e. wants to detain them, local law enforcement does not have to keep them in custody. >> i want that rape victim to be sure in knowing if she waves down a police officer in a car that's driving by, she will be protected. >> i think it is a great step. but i'm not sure how quickly the message will be dispersed in the community. >> reporter: jackie gonzalez says she has dozens of bay area clients on the verge of being deported and they are victims. she says this change in policy could have helped a 16 victim she calls ava. >> and once they determi
. she wandered away a youth center november 27th. the staff tells us by law they could not stop her they lost track of her at the fruitvale bart station the man grabbed her, took her to his home in san francisco then raped her over several days. place arrested 36-year-old gary atkinson sunday. prosecutors have charged him with performing lewd acts upon a child and rape of an incompetent person. >> this is by far, one of the most sickening cases i've seen in my career as a police officer that someone as mr. atkinson, can take advantage of someone of this stature. >> the girl eventually escaped and she being praised for her bravery. >>> who would steal a salvation army kettle? that's what police in san diego are trying to figure out. a thief walked way with a kettle filled with more than $300 in donations. police say the kettle ringer turned away for a second to help someone when the kettle was stolen. the money was supposed to be used to help 2,000 children and their families. >>> finding a parking spot in downtown san mateo can be easier if you download a new app. the company spent
decided not to take up the proposition 8. a lower court overturned the law and supporters are hoping the supreme court will let that decision stand. >> we're prepared for the crowd that we had in 2004 and 2008. and again, we will just be open and ready for anyone who wants to come and get married. >> reporter: the justices are considering several challenges to a federal law that limits benefits for same-sex couples. these are very cop plex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about -- complex cases and the justices might want more time to talk about them. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. with less than a month to go, it appears that congress is no closer from keeping the country from going over the fiscal cliff. the ball, timothy geithner's comments -- >> i i was -- i was flabbergasted. i said you can't be serious. >> if congress fails to act by the end year, tax rates will go up for everyone and across the board spending tax. >>> a new legislative session will start today. democrat are allowed to raise taxes with little fear of republican opposition. but l
. >> reporter: university of san francisco law professor peter is shooting a film project on the detention center. he's been to guantanamo and interviewed dozens of former inmates. he said moving the detainees stateside would make a difference. >> it could make the difference and maybe finally they will get a trial. >> i think americans would be on edge. >> reporter: but some people say the prospect of bringing terrorists to the u.s. pours salt into deep wounds of 9/11. >> the aftermath feels fresh, even though it's been years, and to have them, in essence, living on the same soil, it's just uncomfortable. >> reporter: the report says guantanamo bay detainees could be held in six facilities that are only half full and the centers would have to be modified first to improve security but the report doesn't say how. >>> well, president obama says he hopes to have a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff by christmas. invest fors apparently shared his optimism and stocks closed higher. congress must reach a compromise on the deficit reduction plan by the end of the year. otherwise, tax hikes will autom
and defined to stand idling about and linger without lawful business and prohibited on any sidewalks or property adjacent to the licensed premise under the control of the licensee on the abc form 257. number eight, the petitioners are responsible for freeing of litter and with sufficient power and emlum nate and easily discernible of all personos the premises. no noise shall be audible beyond the area and control of the licensee as defined on the abc form 257. finally number 11, no one under 21 serve furnish or sell alcoholic beverages. thank you. >> thank you very much. is the applicant here? any public comment on this item? mr. yep. >> good morning supervisors. i notice on today's agenda there are actually three items dealing with liquor license so if i was a tourist of san francisco i would say that in san francisco, at least in relation to this committee there is nothing going on in san francisco except liquor licenses and we all know that is definitely not true. i would like to make a recommendation on two subject matters which in my opinion the city and county of san fra
on the alameda county sheriff's office, " dedicated to law in force and terrorism prevention oriented activities. the projects will support prevention and protection capabilities. >> a u.s. attorney says this document plaza residents should be concerned about their privacy rights. >> we are essentially concerned that drones have the capacity to be abused tremendously. >> to get more on that story as the controversy continues to brew. >> let us turn our attention to weather. we have wet weather on the horizon. let us see if it is expected to fall today. >> good morning james we will see live rain especially the north bay. the chances hold off as we wake up tomorrow morning. you are looking live outside relatively clear conditions. we have no issues with visibility as a ticket to our james lick freeway camera. in san francisco we are seeing the clouds start to increase. a cold start to the morning with in most locations in the '40's. into the afternoon mainly north bay showers. we have a slight chance around the san francisco bay. as we head to the evening hours. the rain chance to start to pick u
even though federal attorneys are threatening to seize the property claiming it violates federal laws. the judge sided with the facility because state lou allows -- state law allows non-profits to distribute marijuana. >>> abc7 news teaming up with the job journal for another hire event today. recruiters will have more than 350 jobs available in san jose. the company's hiring hyatt regency, santa clara, california army national guard, new york life insurance and financial services and sleep train bring your resume to the doubletree hotel in san jose from noon to 4:00 this afternoon. the weather should be good especially if san jose. >> it should be. let's check in with mike. hope we are not dragging you down this morning buddy? >> not at all, love the mornings, tuesdays especially. north bay where we have our best chance of steady rain from this morning through the of -- through the afternoon. if you are traveling state today, best chance of wet weather north of 80, not much in the way of snow mixing in with the storm now, very warm core system. 50s chico and eureka and tahoe and yose
too long to alert the community about the fire. the two law firms filed the suit on behalf of several people who have signed on. they say they plan to fight the lawsuit. >>> time now 5:12, the election is over but president barack obama is campaigning again. as allison burns reports from the washington d.c. newsroom, allison burns has more on avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: he will sit down at the white house with some who backed mitt romney and also will be trying to sell his plan to avoid the so called fiscal cliff about spending cuts that kick in at the end of next month. it was another down day on wall street as investors grow increasingly worried about whether they can avoid financial disaster. they are deadlocked over raising taxes on well, the they are americans. -- wealthier americans. sea think he should stop campaigning. >>> they are working out an agreement and he is back on the campaign trail, presumably with the same old talking points we are quite familiar with. >> reporter: but they say the white house is fully engaged while taking his case to the public. >> now
beginning at 4:30. long-lost co. >> according to arizona law you don't have to go to the press conference and hold the check. they do release your name in arizona by law and your neighborhood. so people know who you are. and so i just think that is a weird law to me. >> it's weird. >> clearly. it's all right. he's stinking rich now. >> take the money and lose anonymity. >>> you're about to see one of the amazing stunts ever. choreographed midair dance between an
was hiding behind the front door. he had previously received an an, eviction notice. >>> a controversial law that bans sex offenders from orange county beaches is being challenged. the panel is asking the state court of appeals to review the measure after it overturned the conviction of a sex offender caught attending a party at a park. the judges note that the restrictions of sex offenders are up to the state legislature. >> hundreds of people had to be evacuated after a train with 180 pounds of hazardous chemicals derailed on a bridge. it caused more than 12,000- gallons to spill into a creek near the delaware river. 71 people were treated at a nearby hospital for breathing problems and eye irritation but the air is being monitored and no longer poses a health risk. >> i have been told by the officials that are on scene with the railroad that there is still some product in that car that was breached that still needs to be removed. >> officials say booms have been put in the creek to contain the chemical. >> the president is facing mounting pressure to make a decision on whether to appr
. if we have the latest on what is happening now that prop 39 is state law. >> we want to be first in line. somehow. some way. >>reporter: principal greg thomas pleading his case to law make investigators give his campus some of the state new energy retrofit money. 73 percent of california public schools are more than 25 years old and in need of the funding badly to upgrade or replace windows, inefficient lighting and old air conditioning heating systems fichlt we can look at energy efficiency then you are having savings year over year over year and then you will have more money visible for those things. >>reporter: the costs are staggering. more than 10,000 public schools in california together spend 700 million dollars a year on energy. that's how much they spend on all supplies. that's to voteers who aprove proposition 39 disadvantage schools will now be able to pay for energy retrofit. proposition 39 closes tax loop hole that mostly benefited out of state corporations. it's a billion dollar a contrary funding boost for the state. half goes to the general fund. the other half
ruled against blocking the law yesterday and said it could go into effect in the new year this contradicts a ruling made monday by a different judge who says the law potentially violates first amendment rights. attorney general harris supports the ban and intends on defending the law. >>> clerical employees at the port of long beach and los angeles will go back to their jobs this morning follow allege eight-day strike. they reached a deal last night. the los angeles mayor took part in the negotiations yesterday with federal mediators only a small number of clerical workers had been on strike with thousands of others refusing to cross the picket line. the strike had been a boost to the port oefbg land as deliveries were re-- oakland as deliveries were recruited. >>> happy birthday caldecott tunnel today is the 75th anniversary of the tunnel. the original two bores cost 4 1/2 million dollars and took three years to build they replaced 1903 tunnel prone to closing during floods and mudslides. >>> you drove across it this morning. doesn't look a day over 74. >> no it looks sur
away from the fred finch youth center last tuesday. federal law prevents staff members from stopping her. however they did follow her until she got in the area of the fruitvale bart station. that's where she disappeared she wasn't seen again for two days when a drive found her aboard a bun in san francisco. >> the bus driver had noticed that she had been beaten and was concerned about her. he could see that she was bruised and distraught and so he called 911. >> the suspect was arrested and could be charged today. >>> a search is on for a man who police say robbed a walgreens in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect here. police say he asked fortunate oxycontin and showed a pharmacist that he had a gun inside his back. the suspect is a white man in his 20s 6 feet tall short hair a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> the former head of contra costa county's narcotics unit will plead guilty this week to charges that he took confiscated drugs and ordered to resell them. norman welsh indicted last year with four other cops and a private investigato
. that determined that their action was lawful. 49 year old shariff alman open fire at the cement plant in cupertino. he hit nine co- workers killing three of them before running away. all men fled to a sunnyvale neighborhood that and led to a man thhunt. police found him he made threatening gestures with his gun that's when deputies fired striking and killing him. the report was he died to a self- inflicted wound to the head the report was released to the santa clara county police cordon. >> 16 year old shane white walked on cool ridge ave. she was called to an area encourage was lost sight of people shandshyann is considered of diminished capacity. therefore is considered in danger. >> bobby sarsen and 15 year- old raquel gerstall . retail attended high school in san lorenzo she was a freshman. *. police have not determined a motive for the killing. please do not know why the girls were on an oakland street alone at that time of night. we are following the day's weather. like yesterday we are expecting a quite a bit of rain. the bulk of it hitting later on. we will get another full check of the fo
doors today to decide if they will take up several challenges to gay marriage laws including california's ban on gay marriage proposition eight. same sex marriage supporters many of them are hoping court will let a lower court decision stand that overturned prop 8. san francisco city attorney dennis tells us if that happens couples could marry almost immediately. >> we want to be prepared if marriages do start to number one have staff on hand to perform marriages because there could be crowds. and number two from public safety per speck tiff. >> the justices will also announce if they will consider whether same sex marriage deserves equal treatment under federal law and if the governments defense of marriage act that defines marriage is between one man and one woman is constitutional. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco officials have asked the ninth circuit court of appeals to give them 24 hours notice before lifting its stay on same sex marriage. that is so the city's clerk office could get ready for a rush of same sex couples wanti
center cannot be ejected and they cannot kick them out because it is not breaking state law. now, the landlord will decide again in federal court on december 20th. she wants them out because a federal prosecutor is threatening to seize the property. >>> southern california leaders are demanding that the county be reimbursed for more than $12,000. "the san jose mercury news" show that he used a tax-funded credit card to pay for casino stays, rental car upgrades. he said he will reimburse the county for many expenses within 30 days. but he's disputing some charge, including a $2500 donation to the eastside school district. >>> a former commander of an elite police squad in contra costa county reportedly plans to plead guilty to the scheme involving the sale of confiscated drugs. under the reported plea deal norman welsch will admit to selling drugs. he and william butler were heard talking about the drug sales in an undercover video. butler pled guilty already and is serving eight years in prison. >>> last night, the city held the third of four public meetings for the police chief
in some of the gaps for me. the code of conduct largely came out of the -- the law that created the code of conduct requirement came out of the experience that pg&e and marin energy had when marin energy launched its program so the code of conduct puts certain restrictions on both parties, the utility, in our case pg&e and on us as a cca. broadly speaking it prohibits either party from misleading customers. it requires that any expenditures that pg&e incurs to actively market against the program cannot be reimbursed by rate payers and shared by shareholders. it allows pg&e to answer questions and educate about their program and how it compares to our program. it requires both parties to work with the california public utilities commission public advisor's office to create a comparison document that would be made able by all parties on the two program offerings. so that gives you some of the key elements. >> and the code of conduct you said is in the process of being approved or is approved. >> so a proposed decision was drafted and sent out for comment by the cupuc staff. it then by
general says that she is making sure that they comply with state law. so we're all watching on monday. >> we'll know soon. grace lee, thank you. >>> a federal judge is considering whether to block a california law banning conversion therapy aimed at making a gay minor become straight. a u.s. district judge held an hour long meeting on that issue today in sacramento. she will issue a written ruling next week. the law takes effect january 1. opponents say the ban infringes on a parent's right to provide psychological care for their children. >>> the second inmate released under the state's revised "three strikes" law been a former drug addict convicted of stealing a gardening tool. san diego police say sergio ayala stole a $150 leaf-blower. he was sentenced to 25 years to life because he had two prior burglary convictions. now after 17 years behind bars he has a chance to start over since voters approved prop 36. >> this is a guy who had given up hope as a lot of lifers had a long time ago. if one of these guys reoffends who gets resentenced on a prop 36 these going to be people who are
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with channel 7 on my side. >> net spend told us it followed law as outlined by the federal deposit insurrance corporation. regulation e gaifz bank 10 working days tobt resolve disputes but the clock doesn't start until the complaint is submitted in writing. thomas said he didn't know that. and medi says that was the delay. net spend decided to give thomas a pro visional credit. >> i felt better to get my money back. >> the debit card thomas used was issued by medi bank operating the atm. so 7 on your side talked to the medi bank president. brad hanson told us no one would lose money in an atm. systems are in place to track the money that goes in or out, quote, the bank stands behind the transaction all the way and the consume jer never out money. an investigation confirmed the story. the pro visional credit lifted and thomas got his money. >> yes. i appreciate channel 7 on your side. >> hobson says he doesn't know what caused the atm to short thomas. we should point out not all debit cards are backed up by the bank. if that is the case your transaction would not be protected by the regulatio
. the 320 million dollar hospital was built to meet california's seismic safety law. >>> filmmaker george lucas is moving forward with a plan that will bring a new park. donating vacant building downtown san anselmo. he has filed for a permit to demolish the building and make way for the new park, it will include bronze statues of indiana jones and yoda. expect today to open by summer. >>> that seems so far away. >> it is. >> let's compare the difference between yesterday and today. >>> yesterday was a quick burst we are going to see a stronger within for the second tonight and strongest for the -- stronger one for the second tonight and strongest for the weekend. right now question yet conditions in san francisco, you can't tell that to the folks in the north bay, they've had the light showers on and off where we start with live doppler 7 hd, blue and green is representing light rain through cloverdale and clear lake this morning. as you head south, the roads are wet into windsor and highway 37, san rafael through novato, lakeville highway, all looking at light shower activity. temperatu
making its way up the court system. california voters passed a law in 2008, but two years later a judge in san francisco ruled the law is unconstitutional. if the supreme court decides to hear the case, the justices would hear the case in march or april with a decision expected in june. >>> the house of representatives voted today to allow foreign students getting advanced degrees in science and math from american schools to get green cards. it's a move that got a lot of backing from the tech industry, especially in the silicon valley. and at least in the house, fairly bipartisan support. but it is controversial, even among democrats, because the new plan would eliminate an earlier plan that gave green cards to other groups, including immigrants from africa. >>> well, in the east bay, a former teacher of the year has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for possessing child pornography. 28-year-old alex bersch was ordered to spend five years behind bars and fined $2,000. he was a popular teacher at los madonos school and a coach for a swim team. police found pornographic videos
members saw her go but federal law says they could not stop her. they followed her but lost her near the fruitvale bart station. two days later she was found on a bus in san francisco. >> the bus driver had noticed that she had been beaten and was concerned about her. he could see that she was bruised and distraught. and so he called 911. >> the suspect is 36 years old. he was arrested yesterday. alameda county prosecutors could file charges against him today. >>> police are looking for a man who robbed a walgreens of a narcotic pain reliever in palo alto. a surveillance camera captured images of the suspect. police say he asked for oxycontin and showed a pharmacist a gun inside the bag. the suspect is a white man in his 20s about 6 feet tall with short cropped hair. he was wearing a white hat with a seattle seahawks logo on it. >>> checking other bay area headlines now on this tuesday, the port of oakland and union workers have reached a tentative contract agreement. two weeks ago more than 500 members of the seiu local 1021 went on strike. both sides have been at the bargaining tab
-in with the law. >> i'm just gonna go ahead and announce my retirement from standup. i'm kind of done. >> williams made the announcement outside of a seattle hotel monday night after being kicked out. on sunday, he was taken to jail accused of fighting inside a seattle bar. it's the latest in a string of highly publicized incident. his tour in oakland was cut short after a meltdown. he's accused of leading police on a chase in downtown sacramento. >>> it appears that oprah winfrey is no longer the world's richest black woman. oprah's net worth is estimated at $2.7 billion. that's according to "forbes" but nigerian oil typhoon, this woman, is worth an estimated billion 3.2 billion. that's according to venture africa magazine. she applied for an oil prospecting license in 1993. but she hit it big in 2000 when her business partners discovered her land contained more than a billion barrels of oil. >>> 7:18. fremont police searching for a suspect blamed for several robberies. a felony arrest warrant is issued for 18-year-old cane brazil accused of robberies in burling game and also at a -- burlingame a
council voted anonymously they are changing a -- voted unanimously they are changing a city law for airport employees to shoot at birds to scare them away from the airplanes. they can now shoot blanks at the birds or fire bird shots if they need to. before the amendment only law enforcement officers were allowed to shoot guns on city property. 180 bird strikes have been reported at san jose airport since 2009. >>> later today president obama meets with two very different groups about that fiscal cliff crisis. first the president will speak to and answer questions from members of the business round table. this is an association of chief executive officers of top u.s. companies. later in the day the president will address a conference of native american triable leaders. both groups are concerned about automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in on january 1st if congress does not act. >>> coming up at 6:15 the uphill battle facing this man republican house speaker john boehner within his own party. as he tries to negotiate a deal do avoid that fiscal cliff. >>> time no
have had enough of the violence. >> reporter: this is video of law enforcement moving in to arrest a well-known taliban gang member three years ago. arrests like this could soon start again now that east palo alto, menloe park, and palo alto police forces have joined forces, known as separation s. m. a. r. t. the goal is to stop the escalating gang violence between taliban gang members and deville gang members, both of which live here. authorities sap the gangs have been -- say the gangs have been feuding for decades, but they don't know why the two violent groups are going at it this time. >> there's been at least 15 since june, shootings. drive-byes where nobody was struck to homicides. we have had four this past month. >> shootings? >> shootings. s. one resulting in a homicide. we don't have the resources to deal with it all on our own, so relying each other for help, narcotics enforcement, we're combining our teams! >> there are no jurisdictional boundary when is it comes to gang activity and violence. >> reporter: the police chief's department will mainly help with extra pers
prohibits anyone other than sworn law enforcement from discharging a firearm within city limits. >>> a falcon is expected to survive, somebody found the adult male in a field near watsonville. wildlife officials say the bird was shot with a pellet gun and has a wound in its chest and leg. a team performed surgery, they will feed him and medicate him by hand, then release him back into the wild. >>> still ahead, first of its kind medical transplant. we'll show you how doctors moved a breathing lung from one patient to another. >>> live doppler is tracking rain and wind from a major storm, the first of several coming to the bay area. another check of the forecast and your wet morning commut there are hundreds of ways people use lysol disinfectant spray. ben's mom uses it around the bathtub. it kills mold, and unlike clorox clean-up, it's approved to keep it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed. d-con. get out. >>> live doppler this mo
. the loppers are professor senate there is the -- law professor- rory litle: >> it would be great if it would go forward in two weeks but the natural question should the constitution prohibit the banning of same-sex marriage? >> there is a lot of divergence, it is unity. the supreme court job is to grant the -- disunity. would be nice to be able to use that to settle these disputes. >> let us be clear, and so there is no impact on the national situation. >> it would be a legal in california but no impact nationally. pam and the speculation on what the court might do? >> is a real tossup weather there will take the case or not there are arguments on both sides for them to hear the case. or to not hear the case and there will be also looking at the defensive mayor checked. they will decide one or not the other. or they will hear on the defensive marriage act. >> thank you, dan. >> we did see some overcast conditions. and a light drizzle along the coast. with picking up on intensity outside the golden gate bridge. we can see the pavement is wet it has been falling let us get right to with the ra
canals. uncontrolled creeks are prone to flooding. >>> actress lindsay lohan back in trouble with the law. her arrest in new york city and the separate charges she faces here in california. >> it's surprising, it's really surprising and kind of scary. >>> but up first a woman attacked inside her own home. how she scared off her attacker and why police believe it may be linked to other cases. @ ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> a palo alto woman she had a frightening encounter earlier today. police say someone entered her locked apartment when she was sound asleep with the intention of sexually assaulting her. paul ruben tills us how the woman reacted. >> reporter: palo alto police say they might step up patrol and staffing after a home invasion last night. it happ
lindsay lohan back in trouble with the law. her arrest in new york city and the separate charges she faces here in california. >> it's surprising, it's really surprising and kind of scary. >>> but up first a woman attacked inside her have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> a palo alto woman she had a frightening encounter earlier today. police say someone entered her locked apartment when she was sound asleep with the intention of sexually assaulting her. paul ruben tills us how the woman reacted. >> reporter: palo alto police say they might step up patrol and staffing after a home invasion last night. it ha
the state law allows nonprofits to distribute make medical marijuana. the client is now holed out. another hearing will be held later this month about whether are not are residing continue growing and selling marijuana and the building. the former commander of a narcotics task forces fleeing guilty to stealing drugs and from an evidence locker in trying to sell on the street. norman wielsch will enter pleas this week to five charges. he was they 8 he can receive up to 70 years in prison when he sentenced in february he and a private investigator christopher but there were indicted for stealing drugs operating a brothel in conducting funny sting operations to rob prostitutes. but there pleaded guilty and is in prison. >> we will be right back. last weekend's storms forced the closure of major rose through the us and a national park area. it comes about 5 ft. of snow and park officials close ties of love pass for the rest of the winter season. the close glacier point road a popular destination to overlook yosemite valley. rose said the close on late fall when heavy snows arrive and reopen wh
about the situation i was just about the way. you could see the law house and the distance. right now no one is living in that yellow house because it has been red tag. no one is allowed and it and the fear that it could fall down that hill. one of the reasons why there's so much concern here in san pablo. some of those living in this area cannot talk about the situation that happened two years ago because they have lawyers and they are in court to see who is to blame, the city or the people living out here. i did talk with someone who lives in the area who had some sandbags out earlier this afternoon. you hear the have a say in my 6:00 story. >> preparations are underway in the santa cruz mountain and parts of the santa clara valley ahead of the season's first big winter storm. >> high and dry for much of the day tuesday highway 17 between los gatos and santa cruz can be a white knuckle nightmare of a driving rain. after issuing a speeding ticket this a chp officer had some timely advice for wednesday commuters. >> slowing down and making sure you leave a safe cushion between yoursel
they are suspending their work until president morsi rescinds those decrees. >>> this is santiago, chile, a new law requiring fishing quotas which independent fishermen say discriminates against them in favor of big operations. the law would allow fishermen to use gps systems which they say is another cost they just can't afford. >>> today, u.n. ambassador susan rice heads back to capitol hill to meet with two more republican senators. rice is trying to explain why she gave an incorrect explanation of the attack in libya. rice did not seem to rin over three -- to win over three senators at their meeting with them yesterday. the senators remain troubled by rice' comments, they say. but democrats would need five republican senators to vote for her confirmation if she's nominated. >>> president obama's inauguration for his second term will be on january 21, not the constitutionally-mandated january 20th. that's because the swearing-in date falls on a sunday. so following tra dig, he will take the oath on the 20th and the public -- tradition, he will take the oath on the 20th and the public inauguratio
total nearly $2 billion a year. state law requires that at least 87% of sales go to prizes or to help fund education. last year the california lottery contributed more than $1.1 billion to california schools. >> new this morning just hours ago lindsey lohan was arrested again. new york city police arrested her early this morning. they say she punched a woman in the face at a nightclub. here is new video of her. now she is facing charges of third degree assault. if she is charged with this crime it could trigger yet another probation violation. >>> two military veterans and their wives are filing a lawstrain crash in texas that happened during a veteran's parade. four veterans were killed, more than a dozen were hurt when a train slammed in to their parade float earlier this month. the lawsuit is siting gross negligence by the railroad company and by the driver of the float. >> a new online donation site is established by former high school classmates of two sisters killed in a horrible crash on black friday. the 24-year-old and 20-year-old died when their family's suv crashed into a
mr. bush had pushed for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws during his second term in 2007 but that effort failed. it would have combined tighter border security, with a temporary guest worker program. during a speech in dallas the former president said, any new push for reform should keep in mind the contribution of immigrants. >> americans is a nation of immigrants. immigrants hav count we have become. immigrant can help build a dynamic tomorrow. not only to immigrants help build our economy than in big rig our solo. >> (cheers and applause) mr. bush said american be a lawful and welcome in society at the same time. the time is 4:43. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news with your news, headlines, traffic and weather. >> we will be right we are back at 4:45. officials say more than 200 people are dead after a typhoon hit the philippines. here is some of the pictures of that storm ravaged compancountry. dozens of others are missing characters are struggling to reach remote areas in the southern philippines after a powerful typhoon slammed intov min danao. the t
if the company's business practices. sources tell bloomberg google seeking to persuade fcc it hasn't broken laws. the company is reportedly worried entering into any settlement with the agency may hurt its future business dealings. the company and motorola units settle a lawsuit with immersion corporation that has sued motorola claiming some of the smart phones infringed. under the deal google will pay for past missed shipments. talk about the stock parkt. stocks ending the day down, investor as wait news on fiscal cliff bloomberg silicon valley was down on the day. sales of microsoft x box 360 are outpacing those with the new gaming system. a spokesperson blogged 750,000 consoles were sold in the u.s. last week, and that compares to just $400,000. the brand new wiiu, everybody fighting for those gamers and their)8áÑ attention during the holiday season. dan and carolyn, back to you. >> thank you. >> we're expecting big changes in the weather. >> yes. sandhya patel is tracking it all. it did sound intense. >> yes. with a first storm hitting during rush hour, timing of the storm does not look go
accidents san jose prohibits anyone other than law enforcement officers from discharging a firearm. >>> first of its kind medical transplant. we'll show you how doctors moved a breathing long from one patient to another. >>> another look for you as we track the storm and the wind, the rain all coming from a major storm over the bay area. we'll have traffic impact as >>> good morning. rain and winds continue to increase across the bay area heff withiest north bay from santa rosa to rohnert park highway -- 1 and highway 101 spreading into marin county, lighter returns east and south bay, grab your umbrella, wind gusts over 40 miles an hour around the bay in spots, temperatures on the mild side, rain will anyone -- diminish throughout the afternoon. >>> heavy rain bridges bay area, bay bridge toll, cash paying folks have a minor delay, fast track and carpoolers are whizzing through the toll, no metering lights yet, windy conditions on the upper deck headed into san francisco. wet at the golden gate bridge, light traffic southbound, four lanes for your southbound commute no problems of
for people who broke the law. they go on to argue keeping incapacitated and terminally ill prisoners behind bars is unfair and costly to the country. >>> federal authorities have a big warning for parents, be careful what you buy your kids. this year customs and consumer product safety commission have blocked a record number of dangerous toys from hitting store shelves some had electrical or choking hazards. customs officers testified a shipment of toys out of the book for lead contamination. >> showing a high content of lead in these rubber tires, something that children could inswreft and that would be harmful to their development. >>> coming up, at 7:00, the red flags, what parents need to know before being toys. >>> what need to know before you hit the roads really wet out there, really windy and lots of accidents. >> mike is just getting new rain totals. >> especially around santa cruz nearly an inch in an hour more than eight inches around the napa dam, very impressive rainfall totals we've talked about possibly getting 10 to 12 inches in the north bay we are well on our way in that o
with the wipers going, and you know it is the law. you have to have your lights on if the wipers are going. we haven't seen anyone who seems to be driving without that, not on a day like today. you know, today's game between the kansas city chiefs and the carolina panthers will go on as scheduled as the chiefs try to come to grips with yesterday's murder-suicide involving line backer belcher and his girlfriend. police say belcher shot his girlfriend to death, and then drove to a team facility at arrow head stadium where he sped past a security checkpoint. his bosses were called to the parking lot where they found him holding a gun to his head. they say he thanked the general manager and the head coach forgiving him a chance in the nfl. and then he shot himself. >>> authorities say at least 14 people are dead following an attack on a u.s. airbase in afghanistan. it happened in the town of jalalabad. afghan officials report the two-hour attack began when suicide bombers blew up a car at the gate of the base. u.s. helicopters fired on the attacking militants killing all nine of them. none got th
in with the law. >> i'm just going to go ahead and announce my retirement from stand up. i'm kind of done. >> katt williams made that announcement outside of a hotel sunday night after being kicked out of the hotel. on sunday he was taken to jail accused of fight inside of a bar in seattle. now his tour stop in oakland you may remember was cut short by an on stage meltdown the one you're looking at here. also a beckly man accused williams of hitting him in the head with a bottle. he is also accused of leading police on a chase in downtown sacramento. >>> police in fremont searching for a suspect blamed for several robberies. a felony arrest warrant issued for kane barzeal. he described as a light skinned 18-year-old man about 5'11" weighing about 180 pounds with black hair. he may be living in oakland or in his hometown of benicia. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crimes. the public can use it to high pressure send in tips and get involved. what police plan to do each week to close unsolved cases. >>> time now 5:18. let's bring tara back. if you're going out driving it's
in trouble with the law again. what the actress was arrested for this time. >> plus, a zebra chases a pony. the strange sight caught on camera in new york. >> the market opened about 10 minutes ago. let's check the early numbers. so far looking good. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks. "madagascar 3" this really a ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this really is a zebra and y trying to make a break for . the unlikely duo were >>> nope, this is not a rye make of madagascar 3 but the plot is similar. this is really a zebra and pony making a break for it. the unlikely duo was spotted running around staten island. razzie the zebra, casper the pony, by the way they're best buddies, they escaped from a petting zoo owner who left a gate open after feeding them. works for dogs, not for them. they dodged people and cars. they finally captured them. they wanted
's morsi's political allies, neither all of them islamists. the constitution gives islamic sharia law a more specific role in government and doesn't guarantee women's equality. it also empowers the state to defend morals and values. critics like human rights lawyer say that could be used to curtail freedom of expression. >> egyptian society originally there were six or eight women and maybe half of them, out of 100, have resigned. >> president morsi's opponents are planning another big demonstration today on tahrir square in central cairo. mr. morsi is make iing a politi gamble that most people here will vote for a constitution that represents his own more conservative views but in doing so he has infuriated many other egyptians. for "cbs this morning," holly williams, cairo. >>> back here in the united states, many people up and down the west coast are keeping a close eye on a triple threat of storms. northern california is getting drenched this morning. and forecasters say even worse weather is yet to come. carter evans is in soggy sacramento. good morning. >> reporter: good morning
in arizona, california, and getting help from the fbi in mexico. >> law enforcement has to walk a fine line. if they're too threatening and the parents can disappear, the child's life can be in danger. >> our heart goes out to 11-year-old emily. all we want is for her to try to get medical help. >> reporter: for "good morning america," abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >>> and now to that shocking story played out on television in front of millions of viewers. it's a little tough to see this video. a television host setting a magician's head on fire. the magician is all right. he is now in the hospital recovering, and lashing out at that show's host who may soon be arrested. abc's linsey davis has the story. >> reporter: in this death- defying scene, flames shoot from the head of magician wayne houchin, a moment he says is no magic trick. millions of tv viewers watch as this unscripted prank by a tv host backfired in a horrific way. >> his face is burnt. >> reporter: now, that host is expected to face charges, a warrant issued for his arrest. it all started saturday when houchin was a
a good samaritan law i hope who ever took the picture is a haunted. >> 743 a m and we will be back in a couple of minutes talking to gary radnich about the sports news. the big news this morning as you tried to workers cool as the storm. we're taking a look at storm tracker 4 were the heaviest rain is coming down indicated by the yellow. we also have live team coverage so you can get a sense of what it will be like when you get out. don't forget our traffic updates with george because he has our hot spots we are watching this morning. don't forget at 10:00 after the kron4 morning news you can watch dr. phil who will be talking about how to deal after your kids leave the house. the george we cannot hear you but we can see this horrible mess on the georgia flag. >> the traffic is starting to back up on the 1 01 in the southbound direction. there's an accident on siebert cesar chavez that was tied things up for over an hour. 1 01 southbound at paul avenue is now backed up on the upper deck of the bay bridge slowing the westbound ride. this is where we're talking about, near the 280 in
morning jim. >> there are several defensive marriage act cases about the federal law about the benefits not going to same-sex couples picnicked . >> is one of the biggest debt for gay marriage. finally the court will make a decision to take these cases appear in the case of proposition 8 the court to say we let it stand there why is that? it takes five votes to overrule it. maybe they did not have the votes to where they want to go. if today they said they would not take it literally within hours all across california same-sex couples may have a right to have merit. >> is a state prepared for that. because see a royal flush we have five years of pent up demand. >> that is so big that the to city attorney said can we have made so far would know this of the leading it security. if it comes down to that that is a huge huge legal issue. >> the supreme court is looking at cases to decide which ones they are going to here and which ones they will announce a list of which was they're not going to here. >> off we are talking about proposition 8 advance gay american telephone everetmarria >> the
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